Sunday, Oct. 13

Purcellville town-wide tag sale, locations throughout Purcellville, plus an antiques flea market and a farmers market. Food sold. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; free admission. 540-338-7847 or

Celtic jam session, refreshments sold by Hill High Orchard. 1-4 p.m., Round Hill Arts Center, 35246 Harry F. Byrd Hwy., Round Hill. $5, donation. 540-338-5022 or

Dulles Knitting group, all levels are welcome. Meet upstairs. 1:30-3 p.m. Wegmans, 45131 Columbia Pl., Sterling. Free. 703-724-4210.

Monday, Oct. 14

Toastmasters Club, NOVA Dawn Breakers. 7:30-8:30 a.m. Mondays, Eggspectation Restaurant, 1609 Village Market Blvd., Leesburg. 571-293-1439 or novadawnbreakers

Sewing and “stitch-in,” for beginners. Machines provided. 9-11:45 a.m. Mondays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Mah-jongg, Chinese tile game. Noon Mondays and Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Rotary Club meeting, 12:30 p.m. Mondays, Logan’s Roadhouse, 46321 McClellan Way, Sterling. 703-401-4509.

Beginners line dancing for seniors, for age 55 and older. 1-2 p.m. Mondays, Carver Center, 200 Willie Palmer Way, Purcellville. $2, nonmembers. 571-258-3400.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Rotary Club of Leesburg Daybreak, 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Tuscarora Mill, 203 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. 703-622-4320 or www.

Party bridge, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-8039.

Poker, age 55 and older. 1:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. $1; center members, free. 571-258-3280.

Bluegrass and folk jam, open to musicians of all skill levels. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays., Morningside House, 316 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg. Free. 571-237-2888.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Middleburg duplicate bridge, open game. 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 105 E. Washington St., Middleburg. $5. 540-338-1141.

Leesburg Kiwanis Club, new members welcome. 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Lightfoot, 13 N. King St., Leesburg. 703-737-2175.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Rotary Club of Ashburn, noon Thursdays, 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. 703-969-3070 or

Pinochle, 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St., Leesburg. $2; members. free. 703-737-8039.

Sterling Ruritan Club bingo, each game features a prize of at least $100. Admission is restricted to paying participants. Benefits Ruritan Club civic organization’s area programs. 7 p.m. Thursdays, Sterling Ruritan Club, 183 Ruritan Rd. Admission, $15 for six regular cards; option to buy additional cards. 703-444-6039.

Friday, Oct. 18

Knitting and crocheting, 10 a.m.-noon Fridays, Senior Center at Cascades, 21060 Whitfield Pl., Potomac Falls. Free. 571-258-3280.

Leesburg Senior Center bingo, 12:45 p.m. Fridays, Leesburg Senior Center, 102 North St. 50 cents per card. 703-737-8039.

“Monster Bash” Halloween party, for age 8 and younger with a parent or guardian. Games, pumpkin-decorating, crafts, snacks, dancing and a costume parade. 7 p.m., Ida Lee Park and Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Dr., Leesburg. $18, ages 3-8; age 2 and younger, $12. 703-777-1368 or

Saturday, Oct. 19

Yard sale, a benefit for the Lovettsville Game Protective Association, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to community service and conservation. 8 a.m.-noon, Lovettsville Game Protective Association, 16 S. Berlin Pike. Admission free. 571-233-1551 or

Aldie Festival, a village-wide celebration with music, arts and crafts, food and children’s games. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Aldie Harvest Festival, Route 50, one mile west of Gilbert’s Corner. Free. 703-304-3852 or www.

Ladies Board rummage sale, 75th annual event benefits Inova Loudoun Hospital Center projects and nursing scholarships. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-next Sunday, Morven Park Equestrian Center, 41793 Tutt Lane, Leesburg. Free. 703-771-2985 or www.

Fall Farm Tour, a self-guided driving tour including 42 farms and wineries. Directions and maps are available at Loudoun libraries and community centers and at 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-next Sunday, Free. 703-737-8322.

Toastmasters Club, Leaders of Leesburg (LOL). Meetings are held on first and third Saturdays on the building’s third floor. 11 a.m.-noon, Caulkin Main Terminal, 1001 Sycolin Rd. SE, Leesburg. 703-725-1366 or

“Deep in the Forest,” the Loudoun Ballet Company performs a story ballet about a dragon, a fairy princess, her unicorn and woodland characters. 3 p.m. Saturday-next Sunday, Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Ave., Purcellville. $10. 703-777-7117 or www.loudounballet.

“Swinging into Fall” dance, music by the Franklin Park Big Band. Benefit for the Purcellville Teen Center. 7-11 p.m., Historic Bush Tabernacle, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville. Advance tickets, $10; at the door, $15. 540-751-9806 or www.bushtabernacle.

Illumination ceremony, honoring the 259 soldiers who were killed at the battle of Ball’s Bluff. Poems, songs, playing of taps and the lighting of 259 candles. 7-8:30 p.m., Ball’s Bluff Battlefield Regional Park, Ball’s Bluff Road NE., Leesburg. usna60@

Lucketts Bluegrass, music by Jim and Valerie Gabehart. Refreshments sold. Music at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. $15. 703-771-5281 or www.lucketts

Sunday, Oct. 20

Book discussion, “Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed,” a presentation by Sandra Grimes. Books will be available for purchase. 2 p.m., Thomas Balch Library, 208 W. Market St., Leesburg. Free. 703-737-7195.

Waterford Concert Series, the Horszowski Trio will perform music by Haydn, Harbison and Schumann. 4 p.m., Waterford Old School, 40222 Fairfax St. $25; students, $15; age 12 and younger, free. 540-882-3018, Ext. 117 or www.waterford

— Compiled by Sandy Mauck

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